(3) Smith-Morra Gambit - GM/IM Models for Black [B21]
[Moldovan & Deep Rybka 3]

B21 Sicilian Defense Smith-Morra Gambit

1.e4 c5 2.d4
[2.Nf3 a6 3.d4 cxd4 4.c3 dxc3 5.Nxc3 Nc6 6.Bc4 d6 7.0-0 Nf6 8.Bg5 e6 9.Qe2 Be7 10.Rfd1 Qc7 11.Rac1 0-0 12.Bb3 h6 13.Bf4 e5 14.Be3 Qd8 (with even chances. - MCO-13) 15.Nd5 Nxd5 16.Bxd5 Bd7 (= Blatny) 17.Nd2 Nb4 18.Bb3 Bg5 19.Bxg5 Qxg5 20.Nf3 Bg4 21.Rc7 Qd8 22.Rxb7 Rb8 23.Rxb8 Qxb8 24.h3 Bxf3 25.Qxf3 Nc6 26.Qd3 Nd4 27.Bc4 a5 28.b3 Qb4 29.f4 Kh7 1/2-1/2 Fischer - Kortschnoi : Buenos Aries 1960]

2...cxd4 3.c3 dxc3 4.Nxc3 e6
[4...Nc6 5.Nf3 d6 (5...a6 6.Bc4 d6 7.0-0 Nf6 8.Bg5 (8.a3 e6 9.Qe2 h6 10.Rd1 e5 11.Nd5 Be7 12.Be3 Nxd5 13.exd5 Nb8 14.Nxe5 dxe5 15.f4 exf4 16.d6 fxe3 17.Qxe3 Nc6 18.Bd5 0-0 19.Bxc6 Bg5 Smith - Mecking : San Antonio 1972) 8...e6 9.Qe2 h6 10.Bh4 g5 11.Bg3 Nh5 12.Rfd1 Nxg3 13.hxg3 g4 14.Ne1 Ne5 15.Bb3 h5 16.Nd3 Bg7 17.Nf4 h4 18.Qd2 hxg3 19.fxg3 Qb6+ 20.Kf1 Bd7 21.Rac1 Rd8 22.Ke2 Nf3 23.Qd3 Nd4+ 24.Kd2 Nxb3+ 25.axb3 Qf2+ 26.Nce2 Bb5 27.Qe3 Qxe3+ 28.Kxe3 e5 29.Nd5 Bh6+ 30.Kf2 Bxc1 31.Rxc1 Bc6 32.Nec3 Kd7 33.Nf6+ Ke6 34.Nxg4 f5 35.exf5+ Kxf5 36.Ne3+ Ke6 37.g4 d5 38.Ne2 d4 39.Nc4 Rdg8 40.Kg3 Rg5 0-1 Smith - L.M. Evans : San Antonio 1972) 6.Bc4 e6 7.0-0 Nge7 8.Bg5 a6 9.Qe2 h6 10.Bh4 Qa5 11.Bg3 Ng6 12.Qd2 Nge5 13.Nxe5 dxe5 14.a3 Be7 15.b4 Qd8 16.Qa2 b5 17.Bb3 0-0 18.Qb2 Bb7 19.Ne2 Bf6 20.f3 Qc7 21.Rac1 Rfd8 22.Kh1 Rd3 23.Nd4 Qd7 24.Nxc6 Bxc6 25.Rc5 Be7 26.Rcc1 Bg5 27.Rcd1 Rd8 28.h4 Bf6 29.Bxe5 Bxe5 30.Qxe5 Qe7 31.Qb2 Qxh4+ 32.Kg1 Qg5 33.Qc2 Rd2 34.Rxd2 Rxd2 0-1 Smith - D. Byrne : San Antonio 1972; 4...a6 5.Nf3 transposes to Fischer - Kortschnoi.]

5.Nf3 Nc6
[5...Bc5 ! Schiller 6.Bc4 Ne7 7.0-0 0-0 8.Bg5 f6 9.Bf4 Ng6 10.Bg3 Nc6 11.a3 Nge5 12.Ba2 a6 13.b4 Ba7 14.b5 Nxf3+ 15.Qxf3 Ne5 16.Qe2 Bc5 17.a4 Kh8 18.Kh1 axb5 19.Nxb5 b6 20.Bb3 Bb7 21.Rad1 Qe7 22.f4 Nf7 23.Bh4 Bc6 24.Rd3 g5 25.Be1 gxf4 26.Rxf4 Ne5 27.Rh3 Rf7 28.Bc3 Rg8 29.Nd4 Bb7 30.Nf3 Ng6 31.Rg4 Rgg7 32.Qb2 Kg8 33.Qd2 Qd6 34.Nd4 Bxd4 35.Qxd4 Qxd4 36.Bxd4 f5 37.Rg5 fxe4 38.Bc4 d5 39.Bb5 Rc7 40.Bxb6 Rc1+ 41.Bg1 d4 0-1 Chandler - Timman : Wijk aan Zee 1982]

6.Bc4 Nge7 7.Bg5 f6 8.Be3 Ng6 9.0-0 Be7 10.Nd4 Nxd4 11.Bxd4 0-0 12.f4? Qc7 13.Bb3 Nxf4-/+ 14.Kh1 Ng6 15.Rc1 Qd8 16.Nd5?? exd5 17.Bxd5+ Kh8-+ 18.Qh5 d6 19.Rc3 Ne5 20.Rf4 g6 21.Qh6 Rg8 22.Bxg8 Qxg8 23.Rc7 Qf7 24.g4 Kg8 25.g5 f5 26.b3 Be6 27.Rxb7 Bxg5
0-1 Esserman - Shabalov : Foxwoods Open, Ledyard 2008 *